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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 20, 2014

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New Jersey State Police Seeks Public's Help with
Identifying Driver of Fatal Hit and Run

Pilesgrove Township, N.J. - Troopers from the New Jersey State Police Woodstown Station are seeking the public's help identifying the driver involved in a fatal hit and run crash that claimed the life of Chelsea Burns, 25, of Woodstown, N.J.

On Friday, October 17, at approximately 11:31 p.m., troopers responded to Alloway Road and East Lake Road for a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. Detectives determined that Chelsea Burns was walking south in the southbound lane of Alloway Road when she was struck by an unknown vehicle that fled the scene after the crash. A short time later, she was struck by a second vehicle.

Investigators determined that the victim was deceased as a result of the first collision. Troopers were able to identify and interview the driver of the second vehicle, and there are no criminal charges pending.

At this time, investigators do not have a description of the suspect vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to contact Woodstown Station at (856) 769-0775.

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